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MICHAEL J HEFFERNAN B.Ec (Hons) Monash- LLB Melbourne
FSIA; Honorary Senior Fellow Corporate Directors Association
Michael Heffernan has over 30 years’ experience in the finance and securities industry and is currently a Senior Client Advisor and Economist with a leading Australian Sharebroker Phillip Capital after having been Chief Economist/Lawyer with the Australian Stock Exchange for 13 years, and an Economist with Commonwealth Department of Employment and Industrial Relations for 11 years.
Most recently Michael topped the poll of the Australian Newspaper's Criterion column of his expert tipsters for 2014 with an average increase of 26% over the year. Also Michael was named Stock Picker of the year 2013 and 2016 at the Australian Stockbrokers Foundation Annual Awards Charity Dinner.
He is a well-respected and frequently quoted and referred to commentator on the market and economic events and appears regularly on TV, radio and in the business sections of daily newspapers. In particular he can be seen on regularly on Sky Business News Channel's Market Moves and Your Money Your Call programmes.
In his current position with PhillipCapital, Michael is involved with analysing developments in the Australian economy and major overseas markets, and translating these trends into opportunities in the Australian sharemarket for investors and clients. Michael's role therefore embodies research and analysis, and on the basis of that solid foundation provides comprehensive portfolio and stock selection advice to clients.
Posts by Michael Heffernan for Trading Insights:
Trump - Media frothing at the mouth – Banks in the red corner, Government in the blue, Referee yet to decide – ICI’s offspring’s are doing nicely – Flight Centre in the air again – BHP, "oils ain’t necessarily good oils" – Unemployment down but further to go – Wesfarmers stays in the Officeworks.
Read more about Australian Stock Market Report 19 May 2017
Banks suffer Full Frontal Attax – infrastructure the word of the week – But life goes on after the budget – Market again in search of 6,000 points – Are you shopping less now but enjoying it more?
Banks of all sorts were the flavour of the week – Fresh Food People are just what the customers wanted – Travel businesses are on top of the world – packaging companies got the wrong box.
French Connection 2017 style – Tax cuts come up Trumps – Fish oil sales sink, yet ironically fish oil seller (Blackmores) shares ascend – should it be ACE 2 Milk not A2 Milk? Read more on Australian stock market report for this week.
Tatts- suitors are getting more excited – Brambles pallets are delivered on time and on budget – Motor car sales stall – Challenger impresses with annuities.
Believe It or Not – Business conditions are the best since the Global Financial Crisis. Latest updates on Australian stock market news - BHP, TPG, Cimic, Telstra shares and more.
Read more about Australian Stock Market News – BHP, TPG, Telstra Shares & more
Reserve Bank Relaxed – but its blood pressure rises as housing prices heat up – US economy cruising – Australian Industry Groups surveys deliver the trifecta – retail sales wallets...
Highlights: Our Market in a purple patch – while the DOW Jones just keeps on keeping on – Brexit, It’s more than a word – Solomon Lew shops at Myer again – W.A engineering construction falls off the proverbial cliff – Ramsay Health Care gets a new head surgeon – Vocus sells Macquarie Telecom.
Read more about Australian Stock Market News – BHP, MYER, Vocus Shares and more
It’s only child’s play – but it pays off for Premier’s Smiggle – While SEEK Snuggles up to Swinburne – Fish oil from Canola, “you cannot be serious?” – Childcare...
Read more about Australian Share Market News, Report and Stock tips – 24 Mar 17
While our Gas has trouble at the mains - Confidence ebbs but doesn’t flow – We’re keeping our cars for longer, that’s good for some – Ramsay Health Care’s directors partially...